Bipartisan Infrastructure Law projects fall into one of five topic areas and compliment key Department of the Interior initiatives.The projects listed below fall under the Protecting and Restoring Island & Coastal Ecosystems in the Face of a Changing Climate topic area. These projects:
- Conserve and restore unique biocultural island resources and increase biodiversity with a focus on Pacific Islands and U.S. Territories.
- Restore function and integrity of near-shore (coral and oyster reefs, sea grass) and coastal communities (salt marsh, sand dunes, bluffs, mangrove, maritime forest) to protect park natural and cultural resources, support local communities, and promote visitor enjoyment.
DOI Keystone Initiatives: Foster native biodiversity in island systems AND rehabilitate and realign coastal salt marsh
Last updated: October 6, 2023